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Listen Again to Right on Time Radio

Commissioned and Curated by Soukaina Aboulaoula for the Sheffield DocFest Arts Programme 2021, Right on Time Radio was a temporary web radio station which aired daily during the festival from 4 - 13 June. Listen again now.
Published on July 14

Thank you for joining us at Sheffield DocFest 2021

We would like to say thank you to all of you who joined us here in Sheffield, across cinemas in the UK, and online for the 28th edition of our festival.
Published on June 22

Sheffield DocFest 2021 Award Winners

We are delighted to announce the award winners for the 28th edition of Sheffield DocFest.
Published on June 12

Northern Ireland Delegation | Sheffield DocFest 2021

With support from Northern Ireland Screen the Northern Ireland delegation will attend Sheffield to connect with international audiences, co-producers and financiers. Meet the team.
Published on June 10

German Delegation | Sheffield DocFest 2021

What is ‘german documentaries’? ‘german documentaries’ is the international label for the promotion of German documentary films abroad. Meet the German Delegation.
Published on June 10

Scottish Delegation | Sheffield DocFest 2021

The Scottish Delegation of film and television producers, filmmakers, and financiers come (virtually!) to Sheffield to connect with audiences and the industry, and to promote their films and Scotland as a first-class place for documentary filmmaking and co-production. Meet the team.
Published on June 8

Irish Delegation | Sheffield DocFest 2021

With the support of Screen Ireland, an Irish delegation of producers and directors will make online connections with international industry representatives and experts. Meet the team.
Published on June 8

Sheffield DocFest Arts Programme 2021

Sheffield DocFest is an international film and arts festival with a mission to spark imaginations and empower our capacity for change by celebrating, championing and debating documentary film and art as a collective form of engagement.
Published on June 5

Chilean Delegation | Sheffield DocFest 2021

Chile comes to Sheffield in one of its best moments for Chilean documentaries, that is why we are proud to announce the Chilean Spotlight that will be held at Sheffield DocFest platform with the highlights of Chilean documentary cinema in recent years.
Published on June 3

Northern Norwegian Delegation | Sheffield DocFest 2021

A delegation from Northern Norway attends the festival to connect with colleagues and international audiences and financiers. Meet our filmmakers. The delegation is hosted by Nordnorsk Filmsenter AS (NNFS) – Norway’s oldest regional film centre, established in 1981. We work closely with the filmmakers to develop the film industry in Northern Norway.
Published on June 2

DocFest Exchange: Beyond Our Own Eyes

We're excited to announce our full programme of films, talks, workshops and audio walks for this year’s DocFest Exchange.
Published on June 2

French Delegation | Sheffield DocFest 2021

Sixteen companies, all members of UniFrance, join the delegation to present 35 exciting projects at Sheffield DocFest. Let's meet them.
Published on June 1

Philippines Delegation | Sheffield DocFest 2021

The Film Development Council of the Philippines (FDCP) is the national film agency responsible for implementing policies and programs to ensure the economic, cultural, and educational development of the Philippine film industry. This year, FDCP brings seven projects to Sheffield DocFest to connect with industry representatives and create partnerships.
Published on June 1

Welsh Delegation | Sheffield DocFest 2021

Ffilm Cymru Wales is the development agency for Welsh film, dedicated to advancing and sustaining a strong film industry for Wales. Meet the team.
Published on May 28

Meet our 2021 Jurors

We’re proud to announce our team of jurors for our International Competition, UK Competition and Awards...
Published on May 28

Paula Gaitán retrospective on DAFilms

We're proud to present an online retrospective of Brazilian filmmaker Paula Gaitán, screening online at DAFilms.
Published on May 25

The Schools Programme

The Schools Programme at Sheffield DocFest is a new, free mini festival especially for Schools and other educational providers for children and young people aged 5-19 in Sheffield.
Published on May 24

New Arts commissions: Alex Tyson’s The Registry and Right on Time Radio

We're pleased to announce new commissions as part of our Arts Programme.
Published on May 6

2021 Marketplace Projects & Teams Announced

Today we announce 55 projects selected for the MeetMarket (for features and series) and 22 projects for the Arts Talent Market (for new media works).
Published on April 27

Announcing our 2021 Retrospective

This year we will spotlight and celebrate the history of Black British screen culture - and we've asked a collection of talented curators to help us.
Published on March 31

In Conversation with Charlotte Jarvis

Our Arts Programme Curator Herb Shellenberger caught up with artist Charlotte Jarvis about her background, previous works and the development of In Posse.
Published on March 25

Introducing our 2021 Marketplace Assessors

Meet the industry experts who took part in the MeetMarket & Arts Talent Market Assessment process.
Published on March 18

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